Lunch in Steps

Lunch in Steps

by Kevin Taylor

Medium: Oils

Lunch step 1
After many drawings the first lines are in turps oil paint to locate figures in correct perspective
Lunch step 2
Drawing is refined with more turps paint
Lunch step 3
Now the drawing is complete the first underpaint colour is added as a turps wash. White is not used. Instead paint is rubbed back to allow white canvas to show through for lighter tones
Lunch step 4
More colour is applied
Lunch step 5
Turps wash is completed to cover entire canvas
Lunch Inset
Now the work is overpainted with undiluted oil paint to achieve clean design
Lunch Inset
A detail showing the hungry children

Art In Steps